Local High School Basketball Scoreboard-Wednesday, January 23

Boys...
Ameritime Classic-Championship Semifinal...
Top seed Hazelwood Central edged out Borgia 32-29 in a tough defensive battle at Missouri Baptist University in St. Louis. The Hawks slowed the pace in the fourth quarter, at one point holding the ball for two and a half minutes before taking a shot. Borgia outscored the Hawks 5-4 in the final quarter but came up just short. Casey Kuchem led the Knights with 11 points and Quaron Gooch paced Hazelwood Central with 13. Borgia drops to 11-7 while Hazelwood improves to 14-3. Borgia will play Parkway West for Third place Friday night at 7:00.

Girls...
Hermann Tournament...
Championship Semifinals...
Owensville defeated top seeded Hermann 48-46.
Chamois beat New Haven 36-18
Consolation Semifinals...
St. Clair took down Montgomery County 49-24. Allison Hinson scored 14 for the Lady Bulldogs
Warrenton beat Wright City 62-22.

In Wrestling...
Washington shut out Fort Zumwalt East 80-0 to improve to 14-3.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 hours 31 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Taylor Covington with the New Haven Track and Field Team. Taylor earned All-State honors medaling in four events at the state track meet at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday and Saturday. She ran anchor on the 4X800 relay team that finished in sixth place.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

4 days 22 hours ago

Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

2 hours 30 min ago

The Cardinals welcomed back outfielders Matt Holliday and Jason Heyward to the lineup Monday. Both missed time in Kansas City over the weekend, with Holliday battling a bruised forearm and Heyward a hip injury. They combined to go 3-for-9 with an RBI against the D'backs.